Withdrawn from 18.12.2017
This International Standard is applicable to handpieces and motors used in dentistry for patient contact, regardless of their construction. It specifies requirements, test methods, manufacturer’s information, marking and packaging. This International Standard is applicable to: a) straight and geared-angle handpieces, including handpiece attachments; b) high-speed air turbine handpieces; c) air motors; d) electrical motors; e) prophy handpieces. This International Standard is not applicable to: 1) intraoral camera handpieces; 2) powered polymerization handpieces; 3) air-powered scalers; 4) electrical powered scalers; 5) air-powder polishing handpieces; 6) multifunction handpieces (syringes).